Individual Record 464

Name}   Walker, Harold Rumell Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 29 Apr 1897 Place} Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada
Marr.: Date}   Place}  
Death: Date} Exa    1 Aug 1957 Place} Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada
Burial: Date} Aft    1 Aug 1957 Place} Panaca Memorial Park, Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1732=Genealogy
Source 2} 1726=1900 USA cen
Source 3} 1727=1910 USA cen
Source 4} 845 = Military rec
Source 5} 1728=1920 USA cen
Source 6} 1729=1930 USA cen
Source 7} 1739=Military rec
Source 8} 1730=1940 USA cen
Source 9} 1731=Cemetery rec
Source 10}1641=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Francis Clemons Walker, Jr. & Harriet Ellen Wadsworth
   Relationship No.} 76
1st Household No.} 706 = Deer Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada
      Occupation 1} Mechanical engineer
       Occupation 2} Miner
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime}  
 Total Number of} None
Notes:  Harold Rumell Walker was born 29 Apr 1897 in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada.  He was the second child of Francis Clemons Walker and Harriet Ellen Wadsworth.  His older brother Owen Francis was born in 1896 and younger sister Eola in 1899.  In the 1900 U.S. census, the family was living in Deer Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada.  Deer Lodge was a small mining town, and his father Frank was a carpenter.

Harold's sister Faye was born in 1900, brother Arville Lazell in 1902, and brother Clemons Elmer in 1909.  In the 1910 U.S. census, the family was living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  His father Frank was a mechanical engineer.  Harold's brother Earl Wadsworth (Bill) was born in 1914, and sister Irene in 1919.

When Harold registered for the World War I draft in 1918, he was described as having brown eyes and brown hair.  He was working for a merchant.  Harold entered the U.S. Army on 13 Aug 1918, serving as a private with Co. "A", 2nd AAP, Point McArthur, California.  He was discharged 15 Dec 1918.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Harold was living with his family in Pioche.  He was a clerk for a retail merchant.  In the 1930 U.S. census, still living with his family in Pioche, he was a stationery engineer in the mining industry.

On 12 Jun 1930, Harold was admitted to the Pacific Branch of the U.S. National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located in Sawtell, Los Angeles, California.  At age 33, he was described as 71½", dark complexion, with brown eyes and brown hair.  He could read and write, was a Mormon, single, and was a gas engineer.  His disability was described as skin lesions.  It is not known how long treatment lasted.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Harold was again living with his family in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  He was a miner in a silver lead mine, and had completed four years of high school.  Harold served again in World War II as a private in the U.S. Army.  He enlisted 12 Aug 1942, serving until 3 Apr 1943 with Co. "C". 31st Sig.Bn. 7th STR.

Harold never married.  He died 1 Aug 1957 in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  He is buried in the Panaca Memorial Park, Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada.  His marble headstone was ordered from the military by his sister Irene W. Sullivan, and was delivered to his brother-in-law Bert Findley for delivery to the cemetery.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Army                          for the State of} USA
Health Condition}  
   Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 24 Mar 2015
Date Created}  27 Jun 1993
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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